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Term: somite 4 somitogenesis
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Name: somite 4
Definition: Undifferentiated mesodermal component of early trunk or tail segment or metamere, derived from paraxial mesoderm; forms the myotome, sclerotome and perhaps dermatome.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000857]
Name: somitogenesis
Synonyms: formation of mesodermal clusters
Definition: The formation of mesodermal clusters that are arranged segmentally along the anterior posterior axis of an embryo.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0001756]   QuickGO   AmiGO